Reading faux memoirs about a Victorian-era woman becoming the world’s preeminent dragon naturalist hits the spot. The first book takes you through her childhood where she first became obsessed with dragons all the way to her first expedition when things go afoul. The books are beautifully illustrated with diagrams of dragons and sketches of of her travels.
August 10, 1962: With nothing to lose, Stan Lee tosses a superhero idea he's worked up with artist Steve Ditko into the final issue of a failing light sci-fi anthology series. And a legend is born. Happy 50th Birthday, Spider-Man.